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Universal Health Care has the Potential to Boost Economic Growth

Every year, over 63 million people face poverty due to healthcare costs alone, owing to the lack of financial protection of health-care needs.

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India Says E-cigarette Ban Implies Use Of Devices Also Prohibited

India's decision, however, did not ban the use of such devices outright, and a senior Health Ministry official told Reuters after the announcement that e-cigarette use would not be barred.

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Expectations From Budget 2019: Making Healthcare Affordable, Accessible And Simple

We look forward to a budget that focuses on overall health and wellness thereby contributing to better productivity. Positive policies that will make healthcare more simple, affordable and accessible to common people are the need of the hour.

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Stakeholders Urge Health Ministry To Examine Banning E-Cigarettes

The representation with the association’s views and a request was formally made to the Secretary, MoH&FW, Preeti Sudan, with a copy to Dr. Harshvardhan

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Supreme Court Allows Sale Of Saridon, 3 Other Drugs

A two judge bench in Supreme Court has allowed the sale of Saridon and three other banned fixed dose combinations (FDCs) amongst 328 drugs banned by the Health Ministry in its Sept 7 notification

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Health Ministry Sanctions Rs 23-Cr Projects To AMU

The vice-chancellor said the number of foreign students at AMU had crossed the 500 mark this year.

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Plain Tobacco Packaging To Destroy Legal Domestic Industry: TII

Adoption of WHO-propagated plain packaging for tobacco products in India will not help reduce tobacco consumption but only boost illegal trade while destroying legal domestic industry, according to Tobacco Institute of India

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In Health Warning Showdown, Tobacco Companies Turn to Supreme Court

Indian tobacco companies, some backed by Western 'Big Tobacco' firms, shut factories in protest against demands that 85 per cent of a cigarette packet's surface be covered by health warnings

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Govt Steps Up Fight Against Cigarette Firms Over Health Warnings

Smoking kills about 1 million people in India each year, according to researchers at BMJ Global Health

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